Peruvian Archaeology

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Routledge

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This book offers a unique, critical perspective on the history of Peruvian archaeology by a native scholar. Leading Peruvian archaeologist Henry Tantale n illuminates the cultural legacy of colonialism beginning with ?founding father? Max Uhle and traces key developments to the present. These include the growth of Peruvian institutions; major figures from Tello and Valc rcel to Larco, Rowe, and Murra; war, political upheaval, and Peruvian regimes; developments in archaeological and social science theory as they impacted Andean archaeology; and modern concerns such as heritage, neoliberalism, and privatization. This post-colonial perspective on research and its sociopolitical context is an essential contribution to Andean archaeology and the growing international dialogue on the history of archaeology.

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